Written by an eminent authority in the field, Modelling of Mechanical Systems: Fluid-Structure Interaction is the third in a series of four self-contained volumes suitable for practitioners, academics and students alike in engineering, physical sciences and applied mechanics. The series skilfully weaves a theoretical and pragmatic approach to modelling mechanical systems and to analysing the responses of these systems. The study of fluid-structure interactions in this third volume covers the coupled dynamics of solids and fluids, restricted to the case of oscillatory motions about a state of static equilibrium. Physical and mathematical aspects of modelling these mechanisms are described in depth and illustrated by numerous worked out exercises.
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Author Biography - Francois Axisa
Francois Axisa is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at ENSTA, France, and holds a research post in flow-induced vibration problems at Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay, France. He is the author of more than 50 papers on vibrations, damping and associated subjects and has been involved in numerous international conferences and meetings. Jose Antunes is researcher at the Institute of Nuclear Technology (ITN, Portugal), in charge of the Applied Dynamics Laboratory, and for twenty years visiting researcher at Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay (CEA, France). A PhD in mechanics from Paris University, he co-authored a book and more than fifty peer-reviewed scientific publications in the fields of flow-induced vibrations, nonlinear dynamics, system identification and music acoustics. His work was awarded two ASME prizes.